White Rascal | Avery Brewing Company

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White RascalWhite Rascal

Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company
Colorado, United States

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
22 IBU

Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-04-2003

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4.23/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Avery White Rascal Belgian White: Wow, very good Belgian whit beer from Avery! I am a whit beer fan, but great ones are hard to find in the US. The White Rascal is a beautiful pour, with a striking straw yellow color and pure white head that does lace. Not perfectly clear, but I would not call it hazy either. The aroma has loads of citrus. The flavor has a balanced blend of citrus and honey. I am not a big fan of spices in beer, but the coriander blends well in this brew. Avery produces a top shelf bomber series, and their mainstream products are above average. The White Rascal is another example of an above average product.

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4/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Light lemony yellow with small white head and cloudy appearance.

S- Lemon bitterness with wheat malt underpinning and slight bubble gum smell reminiscent of a Hefe.

T- Coriander and bubble gum from yeast flavors stand out. Light citrus taste.

M- Medium-bodied, smooth, light mouth coating after swallow.

O- Very nice ... More Hefe than necessary than very enjoyable.

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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Reviewed on June 24, 2012. Poured from a 12 oz. can into a Pint glass. Digitized code/date on bottom of can.
A-Straw yellow, cloudy unfiltered. Thick bubbly white head, quickly dissipates with nice lacing.

S-Straw. Grass. Coriander. Funk.

T-Grassy at first then a faint orange, spicy flavor.

M-Very light, easy to drink. Low ABV very sessionable, definite summer drink to me.

O-Decent Belgian Wit; light, funky, tasty. Very easy to drink a lot of these on a hot summer day.

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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3.84/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

White Rascal by Avery Co. I saw the bottle with that white imp thing on it and almost a red bottle I knew I must try it. I have enjoyed Avery products in the past so I gave it a shot

Appearance - A strikingly pale golden pours from the bottle with a very nice unfiltered - ness that followed (love it) and then it gave an egg shell colored head (went to paint department today)

Smell - Not a lot there, small amounts of orange and lemon, overall citrus with some hops but not the amount I needed

Taste - We had a winner. This is a great summer beer, light, unfiltered, and has a mellow citrus at the end. My taste buds are thanking me

Mouthfeel - the excitment doesnt last and my taste buds want more, almost a dry feeling after a moment. Enough carbonation to be satisfied

Overall - Nice light citrus beer. I do like this one just needs some more smells to make it hit.

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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3/5  rDev -18.5%

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3/5  rDev -18.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

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4.38/5  rDev +19%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a can into a Goblet.
Deep, hazy yellow with 1 inch of head disapates slowly to 1/4 inch with persistant lacing.
Smells strong of fruit and yeast, very pleasant. Maybe some florals coming through.
Just the right amount of weight to it, not too heavy or light.
The taste is much like the smell; fruit, yeast, malt and a hit of hoppiness to balance the sweetness. It may not be the prototypical witbier, but I prefer the full, complex flavor of this version to it's more sedate brethren.

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3.55/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle purchased during my Denver trip in February. Poured into my beer goblet.

Appearance: A straw colored pale beer with no head except a ring around the edge of the glass.

Smell: Light spiciness from the yeast and coriander also a bit of bready malt.

Taste: A decent witbier, but not very complex. A general spiciness along with some clove and citric flavors.

Mouthfeel: The body is not heavy, but it is full due to the yeast (if that makes sense). The carbonation is o the stronger side, as it should be with a witbier.

Overall: A decent witbier, but it does not separate itself from other examples of the style. I would definitely drink it again, but probably not seek it out.

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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

White Rascal from Avery Brewing Company
3.68 out of 5 based on 2,484 ratings.
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